"The idea for this noodle bar, where we first see Deckard, was like a
McDonalds of the future in a way. The way I translated it, I thought of it as
like a place called White Castle I used to go to as a kid. White Castles were
originally built in the 1940's. All the surfaces were all curved and tiled.
Based on that, but making it an outdoor place, we made our noodle bar. We
took the attitude that it's a chain. There's one downtown when we first see
Deckard and there's another one when Sebastian drives up to his
-Lawrence G. Paull
Deckard's dinner at the noodle bar is interupted by the arrival of Gaff,
whose Cityspeak--a combination of several romance, germanic, and oriental
languages-- has to be translated for Deckard by the counterman. Gaff persuades
Deckard to come with him to police headquarters.
Blade Runner Rick Deckard reads the local newspaper while waiting his turn at
the neighborhood noodle bar.
The BLADE RUNNER production crew affectionately called the unique set,